Point of Care Decision Support

Point of Care Decision Support Allscripts Developer Program Press Release


Media Contact: Jaime Ojeda                                                                                                                                    PRESS RELEASE
Point of Care Decision Support                                                                                                                                For Immediate Release
jojeda@ptofcare.com                                                                                                                                               October 16, 2014


Point of Care Decision Support Announces Certified Solution through the Allscripts Developer Program 
Company’s Anticoagulation (AC) evidence-based software integrates with TouchWorks® EHR providing 
real-time data that measures and improves the quality of healthcare

St. Paul, MN. (October 16, 2014) Point of Care Decision Support, a healthcare software application company that transforms evidence-based guidelines into intelligent tools for patient point of care, has joined the Allscripts Developer Program and is now offering its integrated Point of Care Anticoagulation application for Allscripts clients using the TouchWorks EHR. Point of Care Anticoagulation (AC) is the only Anticoagulation management application currently certified by Allscripts through the Developer Program and the only application to support the complete life cycle of AC management. Built-in clinical decision rules track patients throughout all phases of care including drug-drug interactions, heparin bridging and switch therapy, conversion from Warfarin to TSOACs (or TSOACs back to Warfarin) and manages quality assurance and adverse chronological event reporting.

“As a leading EHR provider, Allscripts provides a popular, robust and dynamic platform to integrate Point of Care AC – a complete anticoagulation decision support system that improves patient safety, drives patient engagement, meets current and future meaningful use requirements, and delivers real-time outcomes reporting that yields strong return-on-investment”, said Tim Michalski, President of Point of Care Decision Support. “We look forward to our partnership as the anticoagulation application is the first of many more chronic disease decision support software offerings planned for integration with Allscripts. Our customers will benefit as we continue to develop innovative evidence-based solutions for healthcare providers”.

“Point of Care’s Anticoagulation (AC) application is yet another example of the speed of innovation to implementation for our clients,” said Stanley Crane, Chief Innovation Officer and General Manager, Open Business Unit, Allscripts. “Point of Care’s Decision Support Platform provides an evidence-based support tool for clinicians, enabling them to accomplish their very specialized patient care tasks while leveraging our EHR platform to efficiently care for their patients.”

Visit the Allscripts Application Store to learn more about the Point of Care AC application. Allscripts solutions are used by more than 180,000 physicians and more than 1500 hospitals in the US and around the world.

About Point of Care Decision Support

Point of Care Decision Support is a healthcare software company that transforms evidence-based guidelines into intelligent tools for the point of care. With their Dynamic Decision Support Platform as the anchor, they build intuitive healthcare tools that measure and improve the quality of patient care, provide real-time data and analysis, and have meaningful and measurable return on investment. This provides consistency across every application available. Interoperable with all major EMR/EHR systems, this platform easily integrates new technology with existing investments reducing implementation and operating costs. This allows their customers to innovate and evolve with the changing needs of the business. Visit www.ptofcare.com to learn more about their anticoagulation (AC), asthma and cholesterol applications.